Prairie Moves: Tribune examines entrepreneurship in Columbia, Mo.
What is Prairie Moves?
Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves is a roundup of career changes, media coverage, product development and other updates from the companies and individuals regularly covered by Silicon Prairie News.
"Harvest time: growing movement in Columbia focuses on entrepreneurial cultivation" - The Columbia Daily Tribune looks at some of the programs, organizations and people that are building the enterpreneurial ecosystem in Columbia, Mo. (above)
"I'm especially a fan of the Ka-Ching found in the PayPal notification." - Wade Foster showcased the Campfire alerts of a Zapier user - Zapier blog
Mergers & Acquisitions
- Vital Support Systems bought by Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. of Madison, Wis. for $45 million - Press Release and Des Moines Register
- Nick Silhacek joined RecBob full-time as game master - RecBob blog
- Rachel Schelhaas and Jackson Marketon joined Blend Interactive as interns - Blend Interactive blog
- Rigo Neri released Syte, an open-sourced personal site that has social integrations - Syte, Rigo Neri blog and Hacker News
- Locker Partner launched Panofan for the Kansas City Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw show - arrowheadcam.com
Product & Business Development
- Christian Renaud of StartupCity Des Moines - Renaud: 'Lot more cheerleading than challenging' on startup scene - Des Moines Register
- AgLocal - Local Meat Coming to a Smartphone Near You! KC-based Startup Takes Aim at Meat Distribution Paradigm - Seedstock
- Industry Report: Technology - Des Moines Business Record
- Harvest time: growing movement in Columbia focuses on entrepreneurial cultivation - Columbia Daily Tribune
- Benaissance recognized as thought leader in individual and consolidated group subscriber billing operations, technology and services space - Benaissance blog
- How to Turn an Idea into a Startup: Begin with a Business Concept Statemen - Alana Muller
- We blow'd up real good! - John Jackovin
- Get Notifications from Notorious B.O.T. - Zapier
- FinovateSpring 2012 released videos of presentations by Dwolla and Social Money
- Free WiFi coming to Turner Park - Omaha.com
- Kansas City IT Professionals highlighted one of its Hack the Midwest teams - Where Da Spot?
- Call for Volunteers: #KC Social Media Command Center - Social Media Club of Kansas City
- Globally relevant thinking inspires this YP - Des Moines Register
- TEDxDesMoines 2012 announced with lineup that includes Dwolla's Ben Milne - TEDxDesMoines and Des Moines Register
- EliteForm updated its website with a new demo video - EliteForm on YouTube
Credits: Screenshot from columbiatribune.com